Herbal news, articles and information:

Chinese herbal medicine can treat cancer safely and effectively

6/14/2014 - Australia's University of Western Sydney and Beijing University of Chinese Medicine recently conducted a large, retrospective review of thousands of studies and "hundreds of thousands of cancer patients" which proved that Chinese herbal medicine is indeed a viable treatment for almost all cancers. The...

3 of the best mood-balancing herbal remedies available today

5/18/2014 - Feeling stressed, anxious, or just low? It's common in these fast-paced and busy times. Here are 3 excellent herbs for lifting, improving and balancing one's moods. ChamomileChamomile calms the body and helps to sooth different types of irritation. This herb helps to relieve allergies and inflammation...

Breakthrough as Cleveland Clinic begins using Chinese herbal medicine

5/5/2014 - One of the leading academic and research hospitals in the country has just opened its first Chinese herbal therapy center, a breakthrough in the mainstream advancement of what is commonly referred to as "alternative," or natural, medicine. The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, according to new reports, will...

Herbal medicine saves lives, lifts villages out of poverty

4/30/2014 - Until recently, herbal medicine in Vietnam relied on finding wild medicinal herbs and importing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) herbs from China. The latter added more expense for average Vietnamese, and quality control for Chinese imports has been lacking. Overharvesting wild herbs and medicinal...

How to alleviate fatigue with herbal medicine

4/22/2014 - Do you feel exhausted and "depleted" periodically throughout the day? Your body must be qi deficient. Do you get "tired" from doing nothing or exhausted from doing just a little? You could have prolonged low-energy disorder. Actually, it's not a disorder at all but just a condition of one of many things...

Cleveland hospitals begin to embrace Chinese herbal medicine

4/1/2014 - The practice of Chinese herbal medicine is currently suppressed in the US, but this is changing as patients call out for alternatives. Herbal medicine is downplayed in America, not because it's ineffective, but because its principles are simply not taught to medical doctors. It's not studied; it's misunderstood....

Herbal medicine helps heal the nervous system

3/27/2014 - Why are mental health issues like anxiety and depression on the rise? Conventional wisdom would suggest factors such as, the financial crisis, an aging population, or - when all other options are ruled out for the individual - the rising stress of living in the 21st century. But, there is a real health...

Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal formula shown to help prevent diabetes

3/2/2014 - A recent study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) has revealed that a particular Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal formula helped to slow the progression from pre-diabetes to a full-blown diagnosis of diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a condition whereby...

American Herbal Pharmacopoeia releases cannabis monograph legitimizing herb as botanical medicine

12/19/2013 - After more than 70 years of exclusion due to longstanding prohibition at the national level, cannabis is once again gaining official recognition as a legitimate botanical medicine. The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) recently announced the publication of an official cannabis monograph, which is...

These medicinal herbs make great additions to your herbal medicine or tea cabinet

10/10/2013 - Medicinal plants and herbs truly do put the "mother" in mother nature. Like good friends, herbs are always there for you to support your body and help put things right when you're not feeling well. Medicinal herbs in nature can cure many ailments and truly do put effective, punctual and natural healing...

Detoxing the body of parasites - Discover the best herbal remedies for banishing these health destroying intruders

9/27/2013 - Linked with cancer, seizures, asthma and more, parasites are an invisible, yet very real, threat to health. Difficult to diagnose, physicians and medical personnel often miss the connection between a parasitic infection and serious disease. It is estimated that a majority of Americans harbor parasites...

Five amazing herbal teas and the conditions they can help treat

8/6/2013 - Herbal teas have been treasured for their tastes and healing properties by virtually all civilizations on Earth since prehistoric times. Rich in antioxidants, full in flavor, and free from undesirable ingredients, you're seldom likely to find a natural health expert who doesn't recommended them. However,...

Sales of herbal and homeopathic remedies top $6.4 billion

6/11/2013 - It used to be called alternative medicine, but herbal and homeopathic remedies have gone mainstream as new research by Mintel indicates approximately a third of Americans are swapping OTC medicines for natural products to overcome common ailments. Wider availability and a more holistic, proactive approach...

The wonders of herbal teas

5/27/2013 - Drinking tea isn't just something you do at lunchtime. The British have been drinking it religiously for hundreds of years, people in the Far East even longer. But tea is not just any other liquid to help quench your thirst. Many herbal teas are known to have far-reaching healing powers. The health...

Self reliance under seige as EU herbal regulations take hold

5/17/2013 - The European Union thinks it knows what's best for the world's health and future. The "all knowing" think they can govern the land, the plants, traditional herbal medicine, and each individual person, however they choose. That's why they have begun implementing the European Traditional Herbal Medicinal...

The 8 best herbal home remedies to fight Avian flu or bird flu virus

4/15/2013 10:53:28 AM - Avian, or bird flu virus, was confined primarily to birds, mostly chickens, up to the 1990s. Until then it was not considered a health threat to humans. Early cases in humans emerged in Hong Kong in 1997. Although the original bird flu was a rare strain, individuals may still be susceptible to another...

Seven powerful emergency herbal remedies

3/20/2013 - Accidents happen. But if you equip yourself with knowledge about how to handle them calmly and effectively, their resultant injuries will not catch you off guard and without an appropriate plan of action. Here are seven herbal remedies you might want to keep on hand at all times, as they may come in...

Herbal treatments effective at relieving menopause symptoms, study finds

1/27/2013 - Physicians should recommend herbal medicines and complementary therapies to women seeking relief from the symptoms of menopause, according to a study conducted by researchers from Brown University and published in The Obstetrician and Gynecologist (TOG). The research review compared the advantages...

Flu pandemic got you concerned? Powerful home remedies available now at the Natural News store

1/15/2013 - It's a "flu pandemic," says the CDC. Americans who are gullible enough to believe that flu shots actually prevent the flu can proceed to any corner pharmacy and get themselves injected with mercury, formaldehyde, aluminum and MSG -- all ingredients which are admittedly added to vaccines, says the CDC. Everyone...

Gambian president to open herbal AIDS-cure hospital, amid strong criticism from Western medical authorities

1/3/2013 - Gambia is a small country in West Africa, with a population of about 1.7 million. Fortunately, Gambia has not been hit as hard by HIV/AIDS as other African countries, and only about 2% of its inhabitants are infected. Under its current president, Yahya Jammeh, Gambia has seen important public health...

Herbal contraception - Discover a safe and effective alternative to synthetic hormones

12/6/2012 - Hormone-based contraception like the pill, patch or vaginal ring carry hefty health risks such as cancer, heart attack and stroke. An alternative to these dangers is the ancient use of herbs to avoid pregnancy. When an individual takes active responsibility for their sexual health, herbal birth control...

Home remedies from herbal teas and grocery foods dissolve kidney stones and reverse renal failure

10/31/2012 - Kidney stones develop from waste matter hardening and becoming attached to the inside wall of the kidney. Most kidney stones remain unnoticed until becoming dislodged, getting caught in a ureter or other passageway, while moving through the body during urination. Most diseases of the kidneys remain...

Use natural remedies to quit smoking

7/30/2012 - Smoking is more than just a bad habit; it's an addiction. Governments try to fight smoking by making policies to raise taxes and the price of cigarettes so fewer people can afford them. This might work for some, but for people who are truly addicted, real help to break the addiction is needed. Herbs,...

2,000-year old Chinese herbal remedy could be used to treat autoimmune disorders, Harvard scientists find

4/24/2012 - Chang shan is a root extract of a specific type of Himalayan hydrangea plant, also known as hortensia, that has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat malaria and other maladies. And a new investigation conducted by researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Harvard...

Proposed 'Natural Health Products Bill' in New Zealand would fine individuals $50,000 for making a cup of unapproved herbal tea

4/10/2012 - The health freedom of New Zealanders is under very serious threat, as the federal government there pushes to pass a bill known as the Natural Health Products Bill (NHPB), or Bill 324-1, that will bring the nation into compliance with the overbearing and authoritarian food and health restrictions found...

Chinese herbal medicine is twice as effective for infertility as conventional Western drug therapy

4/2/2012 - In a review published in the December issue of the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine, women receiving Chinese herbal medicine treatments were twice as likely to get pregnant within a four-month period than those receiving conventional Western medical fertility drug treatment or IVF. The findings...

Little-known herbal remedies help wtih asthma and bronchial distress

3/4/2012 - There has been a resurgence of asthma and other lung issues, especially among children, over the past few decades. Whether from chemtrails, outrageously increased vaccination schedules, or both - and more - is undetermined. But the suffering is the same, and the mainstream medical solutions of inhaled...

Herbal treatments prevent balding, stop hair loss and re-grow hair

2/9/2012 - Many people are deeply concerned about the condition of their hair, and will do almost anything to prevent further hair loss or to re-grow hair. There are a variety of pharmaceutical products that claim to promote hair growth and prevent thinning hair; however, they can cause dangerous side effects...

Calcium-rich oat straw has been clinically proven to aid a variety of health issues

2/1/2012 - Many natural health enthusiasts are well aware of the benefits of oats and oatmeal. Oats help reduce blood cholesterol levels, remove body fat, and provide an excellent source of healthy carbohydrates. Many people have at least heard of the word "avena" in connection with oatmeal baths and facial masks....

Bioregional herbalism -- a more sustainable model of natural healing

1/9/2012 7:58:38 PM - Simply substituting echinacea for flu shots or arnica cream for Ben-Gay can still leave you hooked into the unhealthy and consumerist mainstream model of health. If you want to develop a truly holistic sense of health, learn to experience both yourself and the plants you turn to for healing as part...

Exclusive: NaturalNews obtains documents proving FDA abducted an American citizen in illegal war against herbal cancer cures (updated)

9/14/2011 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration masterminded an illegal international abduction of an American citizen as part of its illegal war against natural cancer treatment products, NaturalNews can now reveal. (This is an exclusive NaturalNews story, so please credit NaturalNews as the source.) Gregory...

Enjoy the historical health benefits of mineral and herbal baths at home

8/20/2011 - Mineral and herbal baths have been used for thousands of years to relieve everything from sore muscles and joints to arthritis and much more. Today, millions of people continue to flock to bath sites and facilities throughout the world. However, one need not travel any further than their bathroom to...

Triphala is the miraculous Ayurvedic herbal remedy

8/20/2011 - Ayurveda, one of the oldest health sciences, is based on the understanding of a relation between the human body and the universe as a microcosm and macrocosm. The body (microcosm), as well as universe (macrocosm), is comprised of five basic elements -- earth, water, fire, air and space -- which are...

Miracle herbal supplement proven to aid victims of cancer treatments

6/7/2011 - Big Pharma's drugs have failed miserably in helping female cancer survivors deal with quality of life problems that can linger for years after chemo and radiation treatments are finished. But now there's help on the horizon -- and it's all natural and appears to be free of side effects. Study results...

Hundreds of herbal remedies now outlawed across Europe

5/13/2011 - Live in Europe? Get your herbs while they last. New rules put forth by the European Union (EU) will ban the sale of certain herbal remedies that have been used for centuries. Traditional herbs such a St. John's Wort or Echinacea must now meet strict licensing guidelines in order to be sold, while...

Herbal tooth powders heal teeth and gums

5/7/2011 - The healing power of herbs is no secret. However, our knowledge about the multiplicity of ways they can be used to heal and restore the body is constantly expanding. For instance, we know that certain herbs can have a profound effect on the health of our teeth and gums. Herbal tooth powders (which can...

EU ban on top herbal supplements signifies crackdown on natural health

5/6/2011 - After much deliberation, new European Union regulations have come into place banning hundreds of traditional herbal remedies. Under the guise of "protecting" consumers from these "dangerous" supplements, the European Union has opened the flood gates to an onslaught of new legislation designed to cut...

Gallstones and kidney stones are no problem for Jin Qian Cao known as Coin Grass

4/13/2011 - The Chinese name Jin Qian Cao applies to two different herbs capable of dissolving gallstones (One is actually called Guang Jin Qian Cao). However, both are known as Coin Grass. The most popular of these herbs is the Jin Qian Cao herb (Lysimachia christinae). However Guang Jin Qian cao herb (Desmodium...

Medicinal herbal teas taking the mainstream beverage industry by storm

3/3/2011 - Many people looking for alternatives to coffee, soda pop, artificially-sweetened drink mixes, and other mainstream beverages that severely lack in the nutritional department, are turning to medicinal teas, according to a recent report in The News Tribune. Tisanes, or herbal infusion teas that often...

Use herbal and homeopathic treatments for tonsillitis

2/23/2011 - Tonsillitis is an inflammation of the tonsils, generally due to a viral or bacterial infection. It is a common childhood illness. Generally, doctors will immediately prescribe antibiotics to treat the condition or recommend that the tonsils get removed to cure recurrent bouts of tonsillitis. Natural...

Easy to make herbal oils soothe muscles and rejuvenate skin

1/30/2011 - Medicinal herbs can be used in many ways: dried and decocted as tea, infused in alcohol as a tincture, steeped in vinegar or honey. Herbs can also be steeped in oil and rubbed into the body for healing. When medicinal herbs are steeped in oil their healing qualities are infused into the oil. They...

Herbal Detox - Feel great and eliminate harmful toxins

1/12/2011 - After over-indulging, many people think of going on a detox for a week or so, with the thought that they will go right back to eating whatever they like right after that. While it is certainly a good idea to give the body a break and a chance to heal, eating a variety of organic herbs and vegetables...

Hundreds of herbal products to be outlawed across EU in early 2011

12/30/2010 - The global effort to outlaw herbs, vitamins and supplements is well under way, and in just four months, hundreds of herbal products will be criminalized in the UK and across the EU. It's all part of an EU directive passed in 2004 which erects "disproportionate" barriers against herbal remedies by requiring...

Gout Herbal Remedies - Alleviate gout symptoms naturally

12/30/2010 - Herbal remedies are a centuries-old gout treatment that remains widely used even today. Gout arthritis, or simply gout, is a one of the most painful forms of rheumatism. It is an arthritic condition resulting from an accumulation of uric acid crystals in the joints, particularly the large joint of the...

Discover the many health benefits of the herbal spices rosemary and thyme

12/23/2010 - As a previous article noted, the popular Simon and Garfunkel song of years gone by had a famous line which included four very healthy herbal spices. Besides the first two herbs (parsley and sage) featured in a previous article, rosemary and thyme also have a host of health benefits - which are detailed...

Fraudulent herbal immune supplement fails to reduce flu symptoms for 99 percent of people

12/20/2010 - In an independent review published in a peer-reviewed medical journal (see below), a popular herbal immune supplement called "ImmunoFlu Remedy" was found to fraudulently marketed as a "flu prevention supplement." Its makers claim that if you take the supplement, you won't get the flu and won't miss...

Using Herbal Remedies: Learn the Basics

9/19/2010 - Taking care of minor ailments at home without rushing to a doctor can be very rewarding. A basic knowledge of herbs and a good reference book are generally all that is needed. In addition to treating ailments, the health benefits of incorporating herbs in the diet on a regular basis can strengthen the...

Herbal Remedies: Make Your Own Tincture

8/24/2010 - Herbal remedies are age-old, natural cures that date back into prehistory. The herbal tincture is among the most popular of all these natural remedies. An herbal tincture is a therapeutic liquid extract that is obtained from fresh or dried herbs. It is a highly-concentrated solution of medicinal compounds...

Common Herbal Tinctures Offer Natural Hemorrhoid Relief without Laser Surgery or Banding

6/1/2010 - Hemorrhoids are a common, painful ailment among both men and women of all ages, and though an unpopular and embarrassing subject to discuss, someone has to do it. A combination of herbal tinctures prepared at home and applied when needed brings hemorrhoid relief helping patients avoid laser surgery,...

Gaia Herbs achieves industry breakthrough in herb potency, safety and traceability

5/19/2010 - I'm a big fan of herbal products, but have you ever wondered whether the ingredients that are supposed to be in those products are actually present in their correct potency? Did you ever wonder where the herbs really came from? As you'll discover here, one company has suddenly and dramatically changed...

Procter and Gamble to reduce 1,4-dioxane levels in Herbal Essences shampoos

4/12/2010 - A recent press conference hosted by the Green Patriot Working Group (GPWG) included an announcement that Procter and Gamble (P&G) will be reducing the levels of toxic 1,4-dioxane in its Herbal Essences line of hair care products. P&G has stated that it will reformulate eighteen different Herbal Essences...

Wild foods and herbal medicine tour in Ecuador now available this April

2/19/2010 - The "Amazon Wild Foods and Medicinal Plants Adventure" that I first wrote about in December has opened up a new schedule in April! You can join the adventure in Ecuador (in Zamora, Vilcabamba and other surrounding towns) from April 8th through the 13th. Only a few spaces are available because many people...

Use Chinese Herbal Medicine to Create Harmony and Health

1/14/2010 - Chinese herbal medicine is one of the oldest forms of medicine with the earliest known written herbal formulas dating back to the 3rd century BC. Prior to being written down, herbal remedies were passed down by word of mouth and may date back as far as 3500 BC. Chinese medicine teaches that people are...

Use Herbal Remedies for Headaches

12/30/2009 - Headaches are one of the most common ailments people experience. It is estimated that 50 million people seek medical attention for headaches every year in the US alone and over $500,000,000 is spent annually on headache medicine. There are many herbal remedies for headaches that can help you without...

Ancient herbal mint remedy is effective, safe pain reliever, new study finds

12/16/2009 - Brazilian mint, known to botanists by its Latin name Hyptis crenata, has long been used by traditional healers in Brazil to treat pain and discomfort from a variety of ailments, including stomach aches, fevers, flu and headaches. In fact, researchers at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom say...

FDA dupes Interpol to achieve illegal kidnapping and deportation of herbal formulator Greg Caton

12/16/2009 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today stands accused of taking part in the kidnapping and illegal extradition of a permanent resident of Ecuador, in violation of both international law and Ecuadorian law. Greg Caton, owner and operator of Alpha Omega Labs (www.AltCancer.com), an herbal products...

How to Dry Herbs and Make Relaxing Herbal Tea

12/1/2009 - It is well documented that drinking herbal teas can benefit health as well as contribute to a feeling of relaxation. Herbs can be used fresh or dried. Drying them at home will generally mean cheaper and fresher herbal tea than teas that are shop bought. All herbal teas have health benefits - they may...

Uva Ursi herb reverses urinary tract infections

11/20/2009 - Urinary tract infections are usually easily treated with a powerful herb known as Uva Ursi (bearberry). (For reference, in Spanish the word "Uva" means a grape / berry, and in Latin, "Ursa" means a bear.) Here, we bring you an amazing collection of supporting information about uva ursi from health...

Medicinal mushrooms like reishi, maitake can help fight cancer

10/23/2009 - The cure for cancer already exists. But it wasn't created in a lab, and it wasn't funded by pink-ribbon products or walkathons. It was created for free by Mother Nature, and it exists as a collection of literally thousands of powerful anti-cancer phytonutrients found in medicinal mushrooms. Medicinal...

Dr. Weil was right: Astragalus herb really helps fight the flu (influenza)

10/22/2009 - The FTC and FDA are terrorizing Dr. Andrew Weil over his true statements about the immune-boosting properties of astragalus. According to the FDA, astragalus has no antiviral or antibacterial properties whatsoever and is of absolutely no use in the human body. Sound bizarre? I thought so too. That's...

Chaparral is natural medicine for treating cancer

10/15/2009 - If you search for natural cancer remedies, you'll eventually find information about chaparral -- a powerful healing herb that grows in the desert regions of the American Southwest (among other places). (In fact, where I used to live in Tucson, chaparral just grows wild all over the place The chaparral...

Astragalus "super herb" protects, supports immune system function

10/12/2009 - Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for literally thousands of years. Today, in the western world, it's being rediscovered as a powerful adaptogenic herb with a remarkable ability to balance and boost immune function. With more and more people concerned about immune function...

Superfood Profile: Find the Health Benefits of Herbal Bitters

9/23/2009 - Bitters are a compilation of various bitter-tasting herbs which serve as a tonic for overall vitality, while specifically enhancing digestive health. Bitters have held an important place in traditional medicine in cultures all over the world. Apart from modern Western society, most cultures still view...

Resveratrol - The Miracle Nutrient for Cancer, Cholesterol and Longevity

8/12/2009 - You've all heard the good news about resveratrol, commonly known as the "red wine nutrient." There's more to resveratrol than red wine, though, and it's helpful for far more than just preventing heart disease. It's also phenomenal for maintaining a healthy cholesterol balance and even supporting increased...

Treat Insomnia with Chinese Herbal Medicine

5/4/2009 - Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) is a traditional form of health care with a documented history going back for centuries. As an example, a book entitled Shen Nong's Herbal Classic was written 2000 years ago, and is considered the oldest book on CHM. Insomnia, or the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep,...

Miracle Cure for Gout and Arthritis Pain? Six Cherries a Day

4/21/2009 - I bet the big drug companies wish they had invented cherries -- they've proven to be the most powerful medicine in the world for eliminating gout and reducing the pain and inflammation of arthritis. Cherries are such powerful medicine for gout and arthritis, in fact, the FDA went out of its way to try...

Use Herbal Remedies for ADHD

4/20/2009 - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has become increasingly prevalent among children. A recent report by the CDC based on phone interviews with parents shows that about 4.4 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with ADHD at one time. Out of these children, about 2.5 million...

Resveratrol is "Nature's Medicine" for Cancer, Heart Disease and Much More

4/1/2009 - Just how good is resveratrol at preventing cancer and heart disease? It's so good that drug companies are trying to mimic its molecules in order to claim they're "creating" a new drug to prevent heart disease. But this is Mother Nature's miracle drug -- only it's not a drug. It's a molecule synthesized...

Herbal Medicines Help G.I. Problems Better Than Drugs

3/26/2009 - Millions of people suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders and they often try a host of over-the-counter and prescription drugs to find relief from symptoms ranging from stomach pain to flatulence and heartburn. But what happens when the drugs don't work or they produce worrisome and even...

Many Indian Herbal Medicines Found to Contain Lead, Mercury or Arsenic

3/21/2009 - Approximately one in five Indian herbal medicines sold over the Internet contains dangerously high levels of arsenic, lead or mercury, according to a study conducted by researchers from Boston University and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Traditional Indian herbal medicine,...

Green Tea and Breast Cancer Prevention: What the Experts Say

2/20/2009 - How effective is green tea at preventing, reversing or treating breast cancer? And can green tea help improve the outcome of chemotherapy for patients who choose chemical poisons as their treatment of choice? I searched through my library of natural health books and found the following quotes on...

FDA Aggressively Targets Herbal Cure Websites

1/1/2009 - The FDA has sent letters to 25 companies, threatening them with disciplinary action if they do not stop claiming that their herbal products can prevent or cure cancer. The agency identified a total of 125 "tablets, teas, tonics, black salves and creams" that made prohibited claims, including "shrinks...

Five Elements And Five Reasons We Need Traditional Chinese Medicine In America

11/26/2008 - The Traditional Chinese 5 Element Diagnostic System is used as a tool to determine disorders and prescribe a combination of all natural herbs for healing. It is without a doubt the most valuable "medical" wisdom we have on this planet. Of course The FDA and most Medical Doctors in this country will...

Review of Herbal Magic All-Natural Deodorant and Facts About Body Odor

9/24/2008 - A big concern for most people when they leave their house in the morning to go about their day is the issue of body odor and how to control it. This can be especially daunting and worrisome before a date. Ideally, you want to find a trustworthy product you can use without having to worry about whether...

Chinese Herbal Medicine: The Longevity Factor and on Living to 197 Years

9/12/2008 - With all of the marvelous inner-workings of the herbal TCM system (traditional Chinese medicine system) and its powerful and complex systematic energy formulas for healing practically anything, it is still the longevity factors of a few single tonic herbs that amaze me the most. Of about 9,000 TCM...

Violet Syrup Recipe for Asthma, Lung, Cancer and More

9/6/2008 - Blue Violet Leaf (Viola odorata), also known as Sweet Violet, has been used medicinally for over two thousand years. As far back as 500 BC, Violet herbs were used in poultice form as a cure for skin cancer. Used over the ages as a lung tonic and for cancer alike, as well as a treatment to ease temper...

Artichoke Leaf Extract Lowers Cholesterol

8/9/2008 - When people think of artichokes, most only think of artichokes sold as a vegetable in grocery stores and aren't aware of the healing properties of the artichoke leaf. Artichoke leaf extract (ALE) is an extract of the leaves at the base of the stem of the globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus). Artichoke...

Review: Zyflamend Supplement for Inflammation; Tips on Anti-Inflammatory Foods and Herbs

7/22/2008 - Sales of anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals are a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet as we've learned with the Vioxx fiasco and all the tens of thousands of deaths surrounding that drug, anti-inflammatory medications can be extremely dangerous. Sure, it stops the pain, but sometimes it also stops your...

Chinese Medicine: The Powerful Heat Clearing Anti-Viral Herbs

5/29/2008 - The Heat Clearing Class of herbs is definitely not at all a Tonic Class but a true medicinal energy and direct healing classification of herbs. This Classification of herbs (as taught in the Shanghai College Of Traditional Chinese Medicine) has 5 sub classes -- see Chinese herb classification chart...

Clinical Study of Oleander for HIV Is Successful (Oleander Series Part 6)

5/15/2008 - In the previous installment of the "Oleander Series" (Success Against HIV and Cancer in South Africa), I reported how the oleander based Sutherlandia OPC supplement designed by South African HIV and cancer crusader and researcher Marc Swanepoel had been virtually 100% successful in stabilizing and reversing...

How to Beat and Prevent the Avian Flu and Other Influenzas

4/23/2008 - Are you worried about the possible outbreak of the Avian Flu among humans? Perhaps you should be! I hope that all of the publicity about the Bird Flu proves to be a false alarm, as well as the theories that it may be a deliberately engineered flu, but I have to tell you that from what I have learned...

Lead in Diabecon? An Ayurvedic Anti-Diabetes Herbal Complex Gets the Test

4/22/2008 - An Ayurvedic herbal formula named Diabecon was first brought to my attention last year by my assistant. The Japanese pronunciation is "daya" + "bacon", but no... there is no connection to nitrated pork bellies. The name is obviously constructed from "diabe" of "diabetes", plus "con", meaning contra,...

Treat Lyme Disease with Over-The-Counter Chinese Herbal Medicines

3/12/2008 - A silent epidemic is ravaging our people, inflicting a large and harrowingly complex group of symptoms including arthritic conditions, autoimmune conditions, cognitive problems, and many more. This quiet, nearly undetectable bacterial pathogen has infected millions, and most of them don't even know...

The Side-Effect Challenge: Whole Plant Medicines Vs. Drug Counterparts

2/12/2008 - Quinine was first isolated from Peruvian Bark (aka: Chinchona, Quina) in 1820. It took until the early 1900's for it to really become a world-wide popular drug for malaria. It was a wonderful drug for a while. It cured malaria and took the danger out of this disease. It really only lasted as a wonder...

Herbal Medicine and the Mind-Body versus Body-Mind Debate

2/8/2008 - What affects the body more - our beliefs and thoughts or the foods and drinks we consume? Without even acknowledging the debate, many people have nevertheless been stressed by it, trying to decide how to approach their own health and healing. At one extreme, there is a belief that it really does...

Lymph Health - An Herbal Recipe for Breast Cancer and Lymphomas

1/31/2008 - Everyone needs to cleanse their lymph system of all the wastes that have built up over a lifetime. Cleansing the lymph helps the body to cleanse every organ and system you have. The waste from each cell must be removed or the body will die in its own waste. The lymph system transports lymphatic fluids...

Herbal Rhodiola Extract Found to Increase Lifespan

1/30/2008 - Rhodiola rosea is now, according to recent research, becoming more widely accepted in the U.S. as a powerful anti-aging, anti-stress formula. In today's culture with stress coming from every direction, this comes as good news and a possible natural stress-relief treatment. The herbal extract of a...

Oldest Licensed Herbal College in U.S. Takes on a Homeopathy Course

12/16/2007 - The School of Natural Healing, founded by Dr. John R. Christopher, has been teaching herbal medicine for 54 years. Recently it announced the creation of a Homeopathy course, constructed from live lectures from David Card, a leading expert in Homeopathy. These live lectures will be recorded to continue...

Herbal Consumers Show Need for a New Kind of Consumer Education

12/5/2007 - Nedra Alleman of Afton, Wyoming came up to me holding a bag of supplements that must have weighed three or four pounds. She was not selling me anything, rather she was asking me which of these I would use or recommend. One by one I went through the bag. Like every natural healer, I have a standard...

Herbal Tonic Recipe for Prostate Cancer and Prevention

11/26/2007 - Nearly a quarter-million American men each year are diagnosed with prostate cancer and many more are diagnosed with BPH or Prostatitis; an inflammation of the prostate. Prostate Cancer and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) used to be diseases of old age and was usually diagnosed around the age of 80....

Herbal Alternatives to the Flu Shot (Part 1)

11/9/2007 - I received my doctor’s annual reminder in the mail today: “Get Your Flu Shot!” I never have before, so why should I this year? You’d think he’d have given up on me by now. Furthermore, the medical community insists that to be a "good mother", I must give the flu vaccine...

Herbal Tonic for Energy, Shingles, Herpes and More

11/2/2007 - The adrenal glands often become 'depleted' as a result of the constant demands placed upon them. They are the “fight or flight” glands that can become exhausted by too much stress. An individual with adrenal exhaustion will usually suffer from chronic fatigue, may complain of feeling anxiety-ridden,...

FDA seizes $71k in herbal tea products as campaign of censorship against nutritional supplements continues

10/18/2007 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, continuing its campaign of censorship against truthfully-described herbal supplements, seized $71,000 worth of Charantea herbal supplements last week in a raid involving U.S. Marshals. The company, Fulllife Natural Options, was accused by the FDA of marketing an...

Traditional Herbal Blood Tonic Recipe Revealed by Medical Herbalist

10/4/2007 - Blood tonics today are used for cancer prevention; cancer treatment; liver health, viral and bacterial infections. In the days of old blood tonics were called Spring Tonics and farmers would religiously take them come Spring Time after a long sedentary winter to get their sluggish blood in shape for...

For Successful Healing, Cancer Must Be Treated as a Multi-System Disease

9/11/2007 - You have just been diagnosed with cancer.  Your oncologist is pushing you to begin chemotherapy immediately.  You know that chemotherapy will make you sick, your hair fall out and leave you completely debilitated and dependent on someone to care for you.  You will suffer severe side-effects that may...

Product review: Power Immune anti-viral tincture from Fitura

5/22/2007 - Nearly three years ago, I recommended an anti-viral tincture product from a small company that has since closed its doors. It was one of my favorite herbal tincture products: A combination of twelve proven anti-viral herbs like cat's claw, olive leaf, astragalus, garlic and lemon balm. I found that...

Camalina herbal healing hot compress boosts circulation, accelerates healing

5/15/2007 - The Thai people have a long tradition of natural healing, and their hot compresses, known as herbal bags, are a favorite remedy around the world. "Herbal heat revival," also known as the herbal bolus treatment, is believed to calm the nerves and redirect the body energy in a way that is vital to good...

Studies show reishi mushrooms benefit people stricken with a variety of ailments, from high blood pressure to AIDS

1/25/2007 - Hailed in ancient Eastern medicine as the "mushroom of immortality" and the "medicine of kings," you'd expect reishi to offer you some pretty astounding health benefits, right? Your assumptions are correct. This prized fungus may be able to boost your immune system, fight cancer, ward off heart disease,...

Counterfeiting, short supply hamper powerful Chinese herbal malaria drug

12/19/2006 - Doctors around the world have used a Chinese herbal drug -- artemisinin -- to effectively treat malaria since the 1960s, but recent supply shortages have sparked production of dangerous counterfeits, according to World Health Organization (WHO) officials. Li Guiqiao, a professor at the Tropical Medicine...

Herbal Remedy Essiac® and Cancer (press release)

10/9/2006 - Essiac® is an herbal formula that has been used by North American cancer patients. Its recorded history dates back to the 1920s when Canadian nurse Rene Caisse blended a tea of burdock root, sheep sorrel, slippery elm bark, and turkey rhubarb root, and offered it to her cancer patients. It is believed...

New study finds common herbal supplement helps to reduce cocaine cravings (press release)

9/7/2006 - A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) suggests that a common over-the-counter herbal supplement can reduce the cravings associated with chronic cocaine use. This research, released at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology's (ACNP) annual conference is among the first...

Chinese, Tibetan and Indian herbal medicines may help people with irritable bowel syndrome (press release)

8/31/2006 - Traditional herbal medicines may improve symptoms of abdominal pain, disturbed bowel movements, and/or bloating and distension caused by Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This was the conclusion of a systematic review of clinical studies that is published in the latest update of The Cochrane Library....

Herbals Effective for Low-Back Pain in the Short Term, Studies Find (press release)

7/17/2006 - The herbal preparations devil's claw, white willow bark and cayenne plasters may be as effective as pain medication for short-term low back pain and are better than placebo, a new systematic review of studies has found. The review comprised 10 randomized controlled trials involving nearly 1,600 adults...

Interview with Jon Barron of Baseline Nutritionals on herbal healing, the bird flu and alternative health

4/24/2006 - Mike: Hello. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger. Ben Kage and I are joined by Jon Barron. He's the director of the Baseline of Health Foundation. He's on the medical advisory board of the Health Sciences Institute, one of my favorite publications. He's top man at jonbarron.org and the author of Lessons...

Interview with David Wolfe on raw foods, the bird flu and herbal healing

3/8/2006 - Mike: Today we're talking with David Wolfe. How are you doing today? Wolfe: I'm having the best day ever, by far. How are you doing? Mike: I'm doing pretty well, too. Now, let's talk about bird flu. What are you talking to people about in the world of food as medicine that can help defend them...

Interview with David Wolfe on raw foods, the bird flu and herbal healing

3/8/2006 - Mike: Today we're talking with David Wolfe. How are you doing today? Wolfe: I'm having the best day ever, by far. How are you doing? Mike: I'm doing pretty well, too. Now, let's talk about bird flu. What are you talking to people about in the world of food as medicine that can help defend them...

Chinese Medicine plus homeopathy: Interview with Gerald St. Clair of Ridgecrest Herbals

2/12/2006 - Mike: I'm here with Gerald St. Clair, marketing director for Ridgecrest Herbals, which is based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, and can be found online at ridgecrestherbals.com. Can you give us an overview of what kind of products you offer? St. Clair: Primarily we do traditional Chinese medicine in...

Heavy metals warning for ayurvedic herbs is a distraction from the real threats to your health

1/26/2005 - The headlines were recently ablaze with warnings about Ayurvedic herbal products. A survey of such herbal remedies sourced from India and Pakistan found that one in five of them were contaminated with dangerous levels of heavy metals like lead, mercury and arsenic. This is an important finding and worthy...

The FDA now plans to assault herbal medicines

1/21/2004 8:32:44 AM - Prescription drugs injure 2.2 million Americans each year and manage to kill well over 100,000. The FDA is charged with the safety of such drugs, so what does the FDA plan to do now? Assault herbal medicine, of course. After banning ephedra -- an herb that has been safely use in China for literally...

See all 255 herbal feature articles.

Concept-related articles:

Black cohosh:Hot flashes:Estrogen:Herb:Body:Medicinal:Sage:Memory:Alzheimer's:Research:Evidence:Improve:Scientific:Health products:Health food:Nutritional supplements:Marketing:

Concepts related to Herbal


View herbal on NaturalPedia™

Today's Top Stories on NaturalNews

Today | Week | Month | Year

See All Top Headlines...

Most Popular Stories

TED aligns with Monsanto, halting any talks about GMOs, 'food as medicine' or natural healing
10 other companies that use the same Subway yoga mat chemical in their buns
Warning: Enrolling in Obamacare allows government to link your IP address with your name, social security number, bank accounts and web surfing habits
High-dose vitamin C injections shown to annihilate cancer
USDA to allow U.S. to be overrun with contaminated chicken from China
Vaccine fraud exposed: Measles and mumps making a huge comeback because vaccines are designed to fail, say Merck virologists
New USDA rule allows hidden feces, pus, bacteria and bleach in conventional poultry
Battle for humanity nearly lost: global food supply deliberately engineered to end life, not nourish it
Harvard research links fluoridated water to ADHD, mental disorders
10 outrageous (but true) facts about vaccines the CDC and the vaccine industry don't want you to know
EBT card food stamp recipients ransack Wal-Mart stores, stealing carts full of food during federal computer glitch
Cannabis kicks Lyme disease to the curb

Google search on herbal

See Google search results on herbal (NaturalNews.com site)

See Google search results on herbal (entire internet)

See Google Scholar search results on herbal (includes scientific, academic and medical journals)

Recommended Resources

TV.NaturalNews.com is a free video website featuring thousands of videos on holistic health, nutrition, fitness, recipes, natural remedies and much more.

CounterThink Cartoons are free to view and download. They cover topics like health, environment and freedom.

The Consumer Wellness Center is a non-profit organization offering nutrition education grants to programs that help children and expectant mothers around the world.

Food Investigations is a series of mini-documentaries exposing the truth about dangerous ingredients in the food supply.

Webseed.com offers alternative health programs, documentaries and more.

The Honest Food Guide is a free, downloadable public health and nutrition chart that dares to tell the truth about what foods we should really be eating.

HealingFoodReference.com offers a free online reference database of healing foods, phytonutrients and plant-based medicines that prevent or treat diseases and health conditions.

HerbReference.com is a free, online reference library that lists medicinal herbs and their health benefits.

NutrientReference.com is a free online reference database of phytonutrients (natural medicines found in foods) and their health benefits. Lists diseases, foods, herbs and more.

Related books:

Poison in the Food: Hydrogenated Oils

Exposes the horrifying truth about hydrogenated oils and the diseases it causes: birth defects, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and more.
Spam Filters For Your Brain

Your brain is being spammed by 3,000 ads and commercial messages per day. Now you can actually filter out annoying, manipulative messages with the revolutionary brain defense technology revealed in this guide.
How to Halt Diabetes In 25 Days

A down-to-earth guide on halting type-2 diabetes using natural methods: nutrition, food choice, medicinal herbs and more. Provides a 25-day plan for radically altering your body physiology to literally reverse type-2 diabetes.
The Five Habits of Health Transformation

Explores the five most effective, yet effortless strategies for transforming human health. Written for busy people and based on research involving 763 participants, this book reveals which health strategies deliver the most results with the least investment in time, money or effort.
How to Prevent and Reverse Prostate Cancer

Discover the little-known natural health secrets that can prevent and even reverse prostate cancer. This book shows you how to reduce your risk of prostate cancer to near zero using potent, clinically proven health strategies that far surpass anything offered by organized medicine.
The Ten Most Important Emerging Technologies For Humanity

In this book, author Mike Adams takes you on a fascinating tour that ventures far beyond conventional science and dares to suggest that as a civilization, we are spending too much time, money and effort on technologies that really don't help us while ignoring the technologies that can really make a difference in our lives.
Superfoods For Optimum Health: Chlorella and Spirulina

In this free online book, you'll get the astounding truth on how these two superfoods are far more than just "supplements" like vitamins and minerals: they are disease preventing foods from nature that can actually help conquer cancer, diabetes, heart disease, clinical depression, and much more.
Take Back Your Health Power! How to reclaim your natural health power from the doctors, drug companies and food marketers who have stolen your right to be healthy

This courageous report tells you how to take back your power from those who have been exploiting your misfortune for their profit. Learn how to put yourself in control and transform your health outcome from this day forward.
The Five Soft Drink Monsters: how to kick the soft drink addiction for good

This downloadable ebooks reveals how to easily and permanently break the soft drink habit for good. This guide will show you, in clear understandable terms, how to recognize each of the five addictive elements of soft drinks -- and then beat them with a clever strategy that's already worked for thousands.
How to Beat the Bird Flu: how to protect yourself from the coming bird flu pandemic

This downloadable ebook arms you with the information you need to protect you and your family from the possible bird flu pandemic the World Health Organization is warning about.
The Seven Laws of Nutrition

Learn how to transform your health, reverse chronic disease and free yourself from pharmaceuticals by mastering the fundamental laws of nutrition.
The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D: an exclusive interview with Dr. Michael Holick

In this interview, Dr. Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more.
The Healing Power of Water: an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj

This exclusive interview with Dr. B reveals how Dr. B. discovered the healing ability of water and pioneered the emerging field of hydro-health. This is a must read report that will forever change the way you think about H2O.
Grocery Warning

How to recognize and avoid the common foods (and food ingredients) that cause disease. Names all the exact ingredients that directly cause heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood pressure, ADHD, behavioral disorders, mood swings and many more.
The Food Timing Diet

Revealed: The Mike Adams secret to shedding body fat, experiencing phenomenal mental and physical energy and eliminating blood sugar swings -- all while eating enormous quantities of health-enhancing (and delicious!) food. Learn why it's not WHAT you eat as much as WHEN you eat!
The Weiss Method For Better Heart Health

Radically improve your heart health in just eight weeks! Discover the natural way to prevent and reverse heart disease with Decker Weiss, NMD, a leading authority on non-invasive heart disease treatments that combine the best of conventional and natural treatments.
The Real Safety Guide to Disease Prevention

More than 80% of all chronic disease is preventable, but only if you know how. Learn the proven, yet simple prevention strategies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer's and many other degenerative health conditions.
The Real Safety Guide to Beating Cybercrime

Learn how to protect yourself, your children and your finances from cybercime in this sought-after safety guide that covers phishing, online identity theft, auction fraud, spyware, cyberstalking and much more.
The Real Safety Guide to Protecting Your Environment

Teaches you 120 practical, Earth-saving tips and strategies for energy conservation, detoxifying your home and work environments, clean air, clean water, recycling and much more. Instant download and hardcopy editions available. 50% of revenues donated to pro-environment non-profits.

This site is part of the Natural News Network © 2014 All Rights Reserved. Privacy | Terms All content posted on this site is commentary or opinion and is protected under Free Speech. Truth Publishing International, LTD. is not responsible for content written by contributing authors. The information on this site is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional advice of any kind. Truth Publishing assumes no responsibility for the use or misuse of this material. Your use of this website indicates your agreement to these terms and those published here. All trademarks, registered trademarks and servicemarks mentioned on this site are the property of their respective owners.

eTrust Pro Certified Android app on Google Play